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Written in English



  • United States


  • Medical care -- United States -- Cost control -- Congresses.,
  • Drugs -- United States -- Cost effectiveness -- Congresses.,
  • Pharmaceutical policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Pharmaceutical industry -- United States -- Congresses.

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Statement[sponsored by the National Pharmaceutical Council in cooperation with the Project HOPE Center for Health Information].
ContributionsNational Pharmaceutical Council (U.S.), Project Hope. Center for Health Information.
LC ClassificationsRA410.53 .E35 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3510569M
LC Control Number82063113

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